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Forum: Rotorheads
5th Nov 2020, 17:10
Replies: 34
Views: 3,264
Posted By Robbo Jock

Crab, 212, I should have added a smiley. I keep...

Crab, 212, I should have added a smiley. I keep forgetting to do that, more's the pity. Thanks anyway for taking the trouble!
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Nov 2020, 12:08
Replies: 34
Views: 3,264
Posted By Robbo Jock

I would have thought that a 45 deg turn at max...

I would have thought that a 45 deg turn at max gross would suddenly put you at 1.4 x max gross so you'd be exceeding that one.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Oct 2020, 10:25
Replies: 49
Views: 8,704
Posted By Robbo Jock

Personally, I think it's very impressive the way...

Personally, I think it's very impressive the way that chap managed to pull the helicopter down onto the trailer all by himself. Must have taken a lot of effort yet he made it look easy. :}
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Oct 2020, 11:56
Replies: 8
Views: 4,198
Posted By Robbo Jock

Absolute cracker TEEEJ!

Absolute cracker TEEEJ!
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Sep 2020, 21:17
Replies: 316
Views: 154,996
Posted By Robbo Jock

Anybody told the pilot that having a mask...

Anybody told the pilot that having a mask dangling from your ear is just not worth the 'effort'? Binary choice really: keep it in your pocket or wear it. Anything else is just daft.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2020, 13:02
Replies: 8
Views: 9,933
Posted By Robbo Jock

Good grief! Truly horrifying. Excellent work...

Good grief! Truly horrifying. Excellent work getting in and out of there!
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2020, 15:42
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By Robbo Jock

Interesting installed/spares ratios, they seem to...

Interesting installed/spares ratios, they seem to be expecting an awful lot of inertial nav unit failures.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2020, 15:23
Replies: 123
Views: 23,268
Posted By Robbo Jock

Wonder if the TR flex coupling let go, that could...

Wonder if the TR flex coupling let go, that could have created an effective little circular saw inside the tailboom which would explain the fairly neat cut.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Aug 2020, 12:55
Replies: 211
Views: 38,983
Posted By Robbo Jock

As an aside, I wonder why Robinson 'fuzzed out'...

As an aside, I wonder why Robinson 'fuzzed out' bits of the chickens post-impact in that video?
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jun 2020, 13:25
Replies: 23
Views: 3,108
Posted By Robbo Jock

Thanks Pablo!

Thanks Pablo!
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jun 2020, 15:38
Replies: 23
Views: 3,108
Posted By Robbo Jock

Guessing that >150lbs fills appropriate fuel...

Guessing that >150lbs fills appropriate fuel lines and ongoing siphon effect then allows the remainder to be sucked out but <150lbs doesn't get those lines filled and the fuel remains as ballast?...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jun 2020, 20:59
Replies: 20
Views: 3,354
Posted By Robbo Jock

Not sure there's any other way to check the tail...

Not sure there's any other way to check the tail rotor flex coupling than by turning the tail rotor blades and looking through the sight glass.

aa777888, interesting point. I wonder what the...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jun 2020, 12:18
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By Robbo Jock

Why not pistons? You are just as likely to smack...

Why not pistons? You are just as likely to smack an R44 into a hillside as an R66, for example, so why have evidence of one and not the other?
Forum: Rotorheads
27th May 2020, 15:28
Replies: 17
Views: 3,337
Posted By Robbo Jock

Those things will have to put up with a huge...

Those things will have to put up with a huge amount of stress.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th May 2020, 13:44
Replies: 33
Views: 3,958
Posted By Robbo Jock

Calendar arrived today. Air Attack, brill! Thank...

Calendar arrived today. Air Attack, brill! Thank you very much Ned!
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2020, 11:26
Replies: 78
Views: 20,386
Posted By Robbo Jock

A good point. That will hold for UK air...

A good point. That will hold for UK air ambulances, too, how's it going to affect their funding?
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Feb 2020, 21:49
Replies: 51
Views: 12,824
Posted By Robbo Jock

Thanks Dennis. Norton, wow, I would have expected...

Thanks Dennis. Norton, wow, I would have expected that to be pretty secure. Scary.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Feb 2020, 16:31
Replies: 51
Views: 12,824
Posted By Robbo Jock

Interested in what anti-virus/internet security...

Interested in what anti-virus/internet security you had that let the scumbag in?
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Feb 2020, 21:21
Replies: 48
Views: 15,147
Posted By Robbo Jock

I've had a couple of vinos, probably missed...

I've had a couple of vinos, probably missed something, but where are people getting wind speed and direction from that video?
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Feb 2020, 21:16
Replies: 1,221
Views: 688,078
Posted By Robbo Jock

In those vids the tail rotor seems to have a huge...

In those vids the tail rotor seems to have a huge 'negative' coning angle (tips a lot closer to the fin than the root). Also, the angle of attack of the TR on the lift and turn seems large.
Are...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jan 2020, 09:42
Replies: 35
Views: 10,851
Posted By Robbo Jock

Thanks MG, interesting article. So with an...

Thanks MG, interesting article. So with an absolute max flight time of around half an hour, I wonder how many incidents would require two operators (or both operators in NW) to keep continuous...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jan 2020, 12:18
Replies: 35
Views: 10,851
Posted By Robbo Jock

Out of interest, how long can a drone remain...

Out of interest, how long can a drone remain airborne over an incident?
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2020, 17:03
Replies: 36
Views: 9,496
Posted By Robbo Jock

RMK Carvers? That's the place I head to the...

RMK
Carvers? That's the place I head to the morning after arrival - fantastic brekky to get over the journey!
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2020, 12:52
Replies: 10
Views: 3,888
Posted By Robbo Jock

It did seem to be a sterling effort at lining...

It did seem to be a sterling effort at lining holes up in Swiss cheese.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2020, 12:48
Replies: 36
Views: 9,496
Posted By Robbo Jock

Thanks for the offer Ed. Unfortunately, when I'm...

Thanks for the offer Ed. Unfortunately, when I'm in the US I tend to confine myself to a little town called Winter Park (well, the town and nearby slopes) in the Colorado Rockies almost exactly due...
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